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COVID-19 Compendium (August 2021): Official Information on COVID-19 Released by India and the WHO [HTML and PDF]

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An up-to-date compilation of official information released by the Government of India from January 17, 2020, and the World Health Organisation (WHO). Links to articles published by The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy on COVID-19, daily State-wise Status by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, all-India SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Testing Status by the Indian Council of Medical Research, and the WHO's Global Situation Reports and India Updates are also provided on this page.

COVID-19 updates from India and the World

COVID-19 Statewise Status - August 2021
Source: MoHFW, Government of India
WHO: Weekly Operational Update on COVID-19 - August 2021. Source: World Health Organization
COVID-19 Research Resources Repository
(Data Sets) [ External Link]

Source: National Digital Library of India
Weekly Epidemiological Reports on COVID-19 - August 2021.Source: World Health Organization
PIB Daily Bulletin on COVID19 - August 2021
Source: PIB, Government of India
The WHO's India Updates on COVID-19 - August 2021
Source: World Health Organization - India
Daily Updates from Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi (ICMR) [External Link]
Source: ICMR, New Delhi
Find answers about Coronavirus. [External Link]
Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency

PIB Press Releases – COVID-19 for the year 2021

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Press Releases in August

August 31, 2021

1255. India sets new record on COVID Vaccination Drive Day 228: Highest Ever administration of 1.04 Cr doses today until 7 pm - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a significant achievement, a record high of more than 1.04 crore (1,04,42,184) Vaccine Doses have been administered today, just five days after India witnessed the first day of administration of 1 Cr vaccine doses. India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has alsoconsequently crossed 65 Crore (65,12,14,767) landmark milestone today. 8.13 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750863]. Click here for PDF.

1254. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 64 Cr landmark - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crossed 64 Crore landmark yesterday.With the administration of 59,62,286 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 64.05 Cr (64,05,28,644) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 68,50,464 sessions. 9.35 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750613]. Click here for PDF.

1253. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

64.05 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 30,941 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.13% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,70,640. 9.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750611]. Click here for PDF.

August 30, 2021

1252. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 63.43 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 31,14,696 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 63.43 Cr (63,43,81,358) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 68,14,305 sessions. 10.05 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750317]. Click here for PDF.

1251. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

63.43 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 42,909 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.15% of total cases. 9.26 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750301]. Click here for PDF.

August 29, 2021

1250. Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya releases first commercial batch of COVAXIN manufactured in Ankleshwar, Gujarat - Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chemical and Fertilizer Shri. Mansukh Mandaviya today released the first commercial batch of  COVAXIN from Chiron Behring Vaccines facility of Bharat Biotech in Ankleshwar, Gujarat.  Shri C R Patil, MP, Navsari, Shri Ishwarsinh Patel, MLA, Ankleshwar, Shri. Dushyant Patel, MLA and Dr. Krishna Ella, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Biotech were also present at the event. 1.09 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750124]. Click here for PDF.

1249. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed 63 Cr landmark - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has crossed the 63 Crore landmark yesterday. With the administration of 73,85,866vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 63.09Cr (63,09,17,927) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 67,80,301sessions. 9.53 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750076]. Click here for PDF.

1248. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 73.8 lakh doses have been administered in last 24 hours. 63.09 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 45,083 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.13% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,68,558. Recovery Rate currently at 97.53%. 35,840 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,18,88,642. 9.24 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1750065]. Click here for PDF.

August 28, 2021

1247. More than 4.20 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs with 1.51Crore doses in Pipeline - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. 10.31 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1749798]. Click here for PDF.

1246. India achieves a Landmark Milestone with Highest ever Single-Day Vaccination Coverage of over 1 Crore doses - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a landmark achievement, India administered more than 1 Crore COVID-19 vaccine doses yesterday. With the administration of 1,03,35,290vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 62.29Cr (62,29,89,134) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 67,19,042sessions. 9.45 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1749789]. Click here for PDF.

1245. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 1 crore doses have been administered in last 24 hours. 9.17 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1749786]. Click here for PDF.

August 27, 2021

1244. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed 61 Cr landmark - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has crossed the 61 Crore landmark yesterday. With the administration of 79,48,439vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 61.22Cr (61,22,08,542) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 66,60,983sessions. 10.00 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1749453]. Click here for PDF.

1243. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

61.22 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 44,658 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.06% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,44,899. 9.16 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1749433]. Click here for PDF.

August 26, 2021

1242. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

60.38 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 46,164 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.03% of total cases. India's Active caseload stands at 3,33,725. 9.11 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1749100]. Click here for PDF.

August 25, 2021

1241. Guidelines for domestic travel (flight/train/ship/ bus inter-state travel) In super session of guidelines issued on 24.05.2020 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Background: Union government has not recommended any restrictions on inter-state travel in the context of COVID-19. Further, States were allowed to develop their own protocols with regards to quarantine and isolation as per their assessment. It has come to notice that certain States, however, have imposed negative RT-PCR testing reports as a criterion for point of entry in their states. Read more... [https://www.mohfw.gov.in]. Click here for PDF.

1240. Centre Reviews Progress of COVID19 Vaccination with States/UTs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Union Health Secretary Shri Rajesh Bhushan chaired a high-level meeting today with all States/UTs in the presence of Union Pharma Secretary Ms. S. Aparna. The progress of COVID-19 vaccination was reviewed and States were advised to focus on enhancing second dose coverage as well as immunization of school teachers and staff (both government and private). 4.32 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1748904]. Click here for PDF.

1239. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed 59 Cr landmark - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has crossed the 59 Crore landmark yesterday. With the administration of 61,90,930 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 59.55 Cr (59,55,04,593) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 65,52,748 sessions. 9.46 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1748758]. Click here for PDF.

1238. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

59.55 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 37,593 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.99%. India's Active caseload stands at 3,22,327. 9.18 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1748730]. Click here for PDF.

August 24, 2021

1237. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 58.89 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 58.89 Cr (58,89,97,805) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 65,03,493 sessions. 10.07 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1748459]. Click here for PDF.

1236. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

58.89 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 25,467 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.98%; lowest since March 2020. 9.08 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1748429]. Click here for PDF.

August 23, 2021

1235. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 58.25 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 58.25 Cr (58,25,49,595) as per provisional reports till 8 am today. This has been achieved through 64,69,222 sessions. 11.50 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1748170]. Click here for PDF.

1234. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

58.25 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 25,072 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 160 days. Active cases account for 1.03% of total cases; lowest since March 2020. 10.08 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1748144]. Click here for PDF.

August 22, 2021

1233. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed 58 Cr landmark - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crossed the 58 Crore landmark yesterday. With the administration of 52,23,612 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 58.14 Cr (58,14,89,377) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 64,39,411 sessions. 10.34 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747965]. Click here for PDF.

1232. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

58.14 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 30,948 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.09% of total cases; lowest since March 2020. 9.33 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747952]. Click here for PDF.

August 21, 2021

1231. National Institute of Animal Biotechnology, Hyderabad notified as Central Drugs Laboratory for testing and batch release of vaccines - Ministry of Science & Technology

In public interest it is necessary to establish more facilities to regulate the testing of COVID-19 vaccines for quick release of vaccine batches for prevention and treatment of COVID-19 infection.  Considering this requirement, the Government of India has identified two Autonomous Institutes of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), viz., National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad and National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune, for upgradation as Central Drug Laboratories (CDLs). The funding support for the same was provided under the PM-CARES funds. 1.51 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747821]. Click here for PDF.

1230. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 57.61 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 36,36,043 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 57.61 Cr (57,61,17,350) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 64,01,385 sessions. 10.13 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747745]. Click here for PDF.

1229. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

57.61 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 34,457 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.12% of total cases; lowest since March 2020. India's Active caseload stands at 3,61,340; lowest in 151 days. 9.57 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747738]. Click here for PDF.

August 20, 2021

1228. DBT-BIRAC supported ZyCoV-D developed by Zydus Cadila Receives Emergency Use Authorization - Ministry of Science & Technology

Zydus Cadila has received approval for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for ZyCoV-D today i.e 20/08/2021, the world’s first and India’s indigenously developed DNA based vaccine for COVID-19 to be administered in humans including Children and adults 12 years and above. 7.04 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747669]. Click here for PDF.

1227. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 57.22 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 54,71,282vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 57.22 Cr (57,22,81,488) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 63,56,785sessions. 9.59 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747522]. Click here for PDF.

1226. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

57.22 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 36,571 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.12% of total cases; lowest since March 2020. India's Active caseload stands at 3,63,605; lowest in 150 days. 9.14 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747516]. Click here for PDF.

August 19, 2021

1225. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 56.64 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

With the administration of 56,36,336 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the figure of 56.64 Cr (56,64,88,433) yesterday. The feat has been achieved through 63,13,210 sessions. 10.07 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747280]. Click here for PDF.

1224. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

56.64 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 36,401 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases account for 1.13% of total cases; lowest since March 2020. India's Active caseload stands at 3,64,129; lowest in 149 days. 9.16 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1747255]. Click here for PDF.

August 18, 2021

1223. “In future, recommendations for boosters will definitely come” - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

ICMR-National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune has been working on a war-footing for the whole of last one year.  “2021 was a difficult but rewarding year for us”, said Ms. Priya Abraham, Director of ICMR-NIV, which has been at the forefront of scientific research on SARS-CoV-2 in the country. in an interview with India Science, the OTT channel of the Department of Science & Technology. 11.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746864]. Click here for PDF.

2122. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed 56 Cr landmark - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed 56 Cr landmark yesterday. Cumulatively, 56,06,52,030 vaccine doses have been administered through 62,67,149 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 55,05,075 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 9.50 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746841]. Click here for PDF.

2121. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

56.06 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India reports 35,178 new cases in last 24 hours. Active cases constitute 1.14% of total cases; lowest since March 2020. India's Active caseload currently 3,67,415; lowest in 148 days. Recovery Rate currently at 97.52%; Highest since March 2020. 9.23 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746823]. Click here for PDF.

August 17, 2021

1220. Genomic Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 In India: Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) (Updated guidelines and SOPs) - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Background: Globally, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has posed the biggest public health challenge of the century. However, India, has largely been able to keep the mortality low through effective diagnosis, appropriate treatment measures and contact tracing. In order to fully understand the spread and evolution of the SARS CoV-2 virus, and to tackle its future spread sequencing and analysing the genomic data of SARS CoV-2 is required. Read more... [https://www.mohfw.gov.in]. Click here for PDF.

2119. India achieves highest ever single day vaccination mark with the administration of more than 88.13 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India has administered more than 88.13 lakh doses in last 24 hours under its Nationwide Vaccination drive. This is highest ever vaccination achieved in a single day since the start of our vaccination drive. Along with this, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage achieved 55 Cr milestone yesterday. Cumulatively,55,47,30,609 vaccine doses have been administered through 62,12,108 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 10.31 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746570]. Click here for PDF.

2118. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 88.13 lakh vaccine doses administered in last 24 hours; Highest ever vaccination achieved in a single day; 55.47 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India reports 25,166 new cases in last 24 hours; lowest in 154 days. Active cases constitute 1.15% of total cases; lowest since March 2020. India's Active caseload currently 3,69,846; lowest in 146 days. 9.38 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746556]. Click here for PDF.

August 16, 2021

2117. Union Health Minister Shri Mansukh Mandaviya reviews COVID-19 response in Kerala with Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan and Health Minister of Kerala, Ms. Veena George - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare discussed the Public Health Response to COVID-19 in Kerala with Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan and Health Minister of Kerala Ms Veena George today. 6.05 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746442]. Click here for PDF.

2116. One more lab approved for batch-testing and release of Covid-19 Vaccines - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Government of India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been working continuously and tirelessly to improve the production, supply and administration of Covid-19 vaccines. In an important initiative to ramp up the speed of vaccination, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), has approved one more lab for testing and lot release of Covid-19 vaccines. 6.03 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746436]. Click here for PDF.

2115. Recovery Rate currently at 97.48% - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 54.58 Cr. Cumulatively, 54,58,57,108 vaccine doses have been administered through 61,54,235 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 17,43,114 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.55 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746255]. Click here for PDF.

2114. COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain. 10.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746245]. Click here for PDF.

August 15, 2021

2113. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 54 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 54 Cr. Cumulatively, 54,38,46,290 vaccine doses have been administered through 61,35,193 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 73,50,553 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.08 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746012]. Click here for PDF.

2122. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

54.38 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Active cases constitute 1.20% of total cases. India's Active caseload currently 3,85,336. Recovery Rate currently at 97.46%. 3,13,76,015 total recoveries across the country so far. 9.28 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1746005]. Click here for PDF.

August 14, 2021

2121. COVID-19 Vaccination Update: More than 2.85 Crore balance and unutilized doses still available with States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain. 10.48 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745684]. Click here for PDF.

2120. India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 53 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 53 Cr. Cumulatively, 53,61,89,903vaccine doses have been administered through 60,88,437sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 63,80,937vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 9.33 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745676]. Click here for PDF.

August 13, 2021

2119. Implementation of ECRP-II Package on fast track mode - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is supporting the efforts of the States/UTs towards management of COVID – 19 pandemic. In view of the second wave, its spread into rural, peri-urban and tribal areas and the evolving pandemic situation, the Union Cabinet has approved a new scheme ‘India COVID-19 Emergency Response & Health System Preparedness Package: Phase-II (ECRP-II package)’ on 8th July, 2021 amounting to Rs. 23,123 Crores. This scheme is to be implemented from 01st July 2021 to 31st March 2022. 6.51 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745541]. Click here for PDF.

2118. First Nasal Vaccine Developed by Bharat Biotech supported by DBT-BIRAC gets nod of regulator for Phase 2 Trial - Ministry of Science & Technology

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and its PSU, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) have been at the forefront in the fight against the prevailing global crisis. They together have strategized to fast-track R & D efforts especially for vaccine development, diagnostics, drug repurposing, therapeutics and testing. The development of vaccines has been the top priority of the Department of Biotechnology. 5.57 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745509]. Click here for PDF.

2117. Indian Immunologicals receive manufacturing license under Department of Biotechnology - Mission Covid Suraksha Project for Augmentation of Manufacturing Capacity for COVAXIN - Ministry of Science & Technology

Department of Biotechnology and BIRAC under the Mission Covid Suraksha announced by the Government of India, under Atmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 to accelerate the development and production of Indigenous COVID Vaccines, have lauched a project to augment production capacities of Covaxin. 5.05 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745464]. Click here for PDF.

2116. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage nearly 53 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has nearly reached 53 Cr. Cumulatively, 52,95,82,956 vaccine doses have been administered through 60,40,607 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 57,31,574 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.22 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745330]. Click here for PDF.

2115. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

52.36 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Active cases constitute 1.21% of total cases; lowest since Mar 2020. India's Active caseload currently 3,87,987. Highest ever Recovery Rate achieved; currently at 97.45%. 9.19 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745312]. Click here for PDF.

August 12, 2021

2114. Chief Scientist, WHO Dr Soumya Swaminathan, currently in India, calls on Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh and discusses various aspects of COVID pandemic - Ministry of Science & Technology

Chief Scientist WHO Dr Soumya Swaminathan, currently in India, today called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh. 6.18 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745209]. Click here for PDF.

2113. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 52 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage hascrossed the landmark of 52 Cr. Cumulatively, 52,36,71,019vaccine doses have been administered through 59,97,068sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 44,19,627vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.11 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745040]. Click here for PDF.

2112. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

52.36 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Active cases constitute 1.21% of total cases; lowest since Mar 2020. India's Active caseload currently 3,87,987. Highest ever Recovery Rate achieved; currently at 97.45%. 9.18 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1745021]. Click here for PDF.

August 11, 2021

2111. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 51.90 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 51.90 Cr. Cumulatively, 51,90,80,524 vaccine doses have been administered through 59,57,616 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 41,38,646 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.24 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1744673]. Click here for PDF.

2110. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

51.90 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. India's Active caseload currently 3,86,351; lowest in 140 days. Active cases constitute 1.21% of total cases; lowest since Mar 2020. Highest ever Recovery Rate achieved; currently at 97.45%. 3,12,20,981 total recoveries across the country so far. 9.31 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1744649]. Click here for PDF.

August 10, 2021

2109. Steps Taken for Strengthening Universal Immunisation Programme - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Government has taken a numbers of steps for strengthening Routine Immunization and ensuring that amidst the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, immunization programme is properly implemented and access to immunization services remains uninterrupted, these include:  Development and dissemination of National guidelines to safely continue immunization services during the COVID-19 pandemic. 1.45 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1744364]. Click here for PDF.

2108. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India reports 28,204 new cases in last 24 hours; lowest in 147 days. India's Active caseload currently 3,88,508; lowest in 139 days. Active cases constitute 1.21% of total cases; lowest since Mar 2020. 9.57 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1744296]. Click here for PDF.

August 9, 2021

2107. COVID-19 Vaccination Update- Day 206 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a significant achievement, India’s Cumulative COVID Vaccination Coverage has crossed the landmark of 51 crore (51,39,14,567), as per the 7 pm provisional report today. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June. More than 49 lakh (49,06,273) Vaccine Doses have been administered today, as per the 7 pm provisional report. 7.54 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1744190]. Click here for PDF.

2106. Foreign nationals are now eligible for Vaccination in India - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

In a landmark initiative to ensure safety from COVID-19, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has taken a decision to allow foreign nationals residing in India to get registered on CoWin portal to take COVID-19 vaccine. They can use their passport as identity document for the purpose of registration on CoWIN portal. Once they are registered on this portal, they will get a slot for vaccination. 6.36 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1744146]. Click here for PDF.

2105. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 50.86 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage hasexceeded 50.86 Cr. Cumulatively, 50,86,64,759 vaccine doses have been administered through 58,79,068sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 16,11,590 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.15 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743925]. Click here for PDF.

2104. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

50.86 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 3,11,39,457 total recoveries across the country so far. Recovery Rate currently at 97.40%. 39,686 patients recovered during last 24 hours. India reports 35,499 new cases in last 24 hours. India's Active caseload currently 4,02,188. 9.47 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743911]. Click here for PDF.

August 8, 2021

2103. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 50.68 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 50.68 Cr. Cumulatively, 50,68,10,492 vaccine doses have been administered through 58,51,292 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 55,91,657 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 9.41 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743740]. Click here for PDF.

2102. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

50.68 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 3,10,99,771 total recoveries across the country so far. Recovery Rate currently at 97.39%. 43,910 patients recovered during last 24 hours. 9.16 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743736]. Click here for PDF.

August 7, 2021

2101. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage achieved a significant milestone of 50 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage achieved a significant milestone of 50 Cr yesterday. Cumulatively, 50,10,09,609 vaccine doses have been administered through 58,08,344 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 49,55,138 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.08 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743457]. Click here for PDF.

2100. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India crosses a significant milestone of administering 50 Cr. vaccine Doses under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 3,10,55,861 total recoveries across the country so far. Recovery Rate currently at 97.37%. 40,017 patients recovered during last 24 hours. India reports 38,628 new cases in last 24 hours. India's Active caseload currently 4,12,153. Active cases constitute 1.29% of total cases. 9.56 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743455]. Click here for PDF.

August 6, 2021

2099. ENGAGEMENT OF CGHS INFRASTRUCTURE FOR COVID CARE- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) is a contributory health scheme primarily meant for Central Government Employees and Pensioners and their eligible family members, which provides primary healthcare through its Wellness Centres. 2.26 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743140]. Click here for PDF.

2098. ONGOING INITIATIVES TO STRENGTHEN HEALTHCARE INFRASTRUCTURE- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Government of India has provided the required technical support and has also supported the states through logistic and financial support to further strengthen the existing health infrastructure to tackle COVID-19 pandemic. 2.23 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743137]. Click here for PDF.

2097. Scientists from four BRICS countries to carry out genomic sequencing and mathematical modelling of the COVID-19 pandemic - Ministry of Science & Technology

Indian Scientists, in partnership with Scientists from China, Russia and Brazil, will carry out genomic sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 and studies on the epidemiology and mathematical modelling of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will help trace genetic mutations, recombinations as well as distribution of the virus and also make projections about the future of its spread. 11.43 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743069]. Click here for PDF.

2096. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed landmark of 49 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 49 Cr yesterday. Cumulatively, 49,53,27,595 vaccine doses have been administered through 57,64,712 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 57,97,808 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 9.29 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743036]. Click here for PDF.

2095. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

49.53 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 3,10,15,844 total recoveries across the country so far. Recovery Rate currently at 97.36%. 41,096 patients recovered during last 24 hours. India reports 44,643 new cases in last 24 hours. 9.10 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1743010]. Click here for PDF.

August 5, 2021

2094. Children Orphaned Due to COVID-19 - Ministry of Women and Child Development

As per information provided by States/UTs data of orphan children who have lost their parents to Covid since April 2021 to 28.05.2021 is Annexed.

The children in distress situations merit care and protection under the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. The Act and Rules made thereunder mandate a safety net of service delivery structures along with institutional and non-institutional care for these children. 5.36 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1742826]. Click here for PDF.

2093. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 48.93 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coveragehas exceeded 48.93 Cr. Cumulatively, 48,93,42,295 vaccine doses have been administered through 57,21,937 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 37,55,115 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.19 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1742599]. Click here for PDF.

2092. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

48.93 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 3,09,74,748 total recoveries across the country so far. Recovery Rate currently at 97.37%. 41,726 patients recovered during last 24 hours. India reports 42,982 new cases in last 24 hours. India's Active caseload currently 4,11,076. Active cases constitute 1.29% of total cases. 9.21 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1742581]. Click here for PDF.

August 4, 2021

2091. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed landmark of 48 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coveragehas crossed a landmark of 48 Cr yesterday. Cumulatively,48,52,86,570 vaccine doses have been administered through 56,83,682 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 62,53,741 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 9.35 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1742117]. Click here for PDF.

2090. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

48.52 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 3,09,33,022 total recoveries across the country so far. Recovery Rate currently at 97.37%. 36,668 patients recovered during last 24 hours. India reports 42,625 new cases in last 24 hours. 9.07 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1742104]. Click here for PDF.

August 3, 2021

2089. Approval of Covid-19 related medicines under Ayush - AYUSH

Government of India has released “National Clinical Management Protocol based on Ayurveda and Yoga for management of COVID-19” prepared by the National Task force in consensus from various expert committees. 5.04 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741911]. Click here for PDF.

2088. Study on Post COVID Diseases - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an autonomous body under the Department of Health Research, has established a COVID clinical registry at 20 sites across the country to capture clinical treatment and outcomes of COVID-19. 3.24 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741847]. Click here for PDF.

2087. Initiatives to recognize Services Rendered by Healthcare Workers Engaged in COVID-19 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has advised States/UTs to undertake various initiatives to recognize services rendered by healthcare workers engaged in COVID-19 related duties. Some of these include: All such professionals who sign up for minimum 100 days of Covid duty and complete it successfully will be given the Prime Minister’s Distinguished Covid National Service Samman from Government of India. 3.23 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741846]. Click here for PDF.

2086. COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain. 9.37 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741738]. Click here for PDF.

2085. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

47.85 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 3,08,96,354 total recoveries across the country so far. Recovery Rate currently at 97.38%. 38,887 patients recovered during last 24 hours. India reports 30,549 new cases in last 24 hours. India's Active caseload currently 4,04,958. 9.23 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741733]. Click here for PDF.

August 2, 2021

2084. Liquid Medical Oxygen Supply by Steel Sector - Ministry of Steel

The details of total capacity of production of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) of public and private sector steel companies during the last three years are as follows. 3.05 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741480]. Click here for PDF.

2083. EFFORTS BY DRDO TO DEAL WITH COVID-19 PANDEMIC - Ministry of Defence

Some of efforts made by DRDO to deal with COVID-19 pandemic at National level are as follows: DRDO developed Sanitizers, Masks and PPE kits etc. when there was scarcity and no Knowhow of technology available in India. DRDO undertook fast-tracked the design and development of N95, N99 mask and many other technologies for disinfection and protection from COVID. These technologies were transferred to many industries at ‘Nil’ charges for all COVID related technologies. 2.58 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741474]. Click here for PDF.

2082. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 47.22 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coveragehas exceeded 47.22 Cr. Cumulatively,47,22,23,639 vaccine doses have been administered through 55,99,690 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 17,06,598 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 9.39 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741369]. Click here for PDF.

2081. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

47.22 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 3,08,57,467 total recoveries across the country so far. Recovery Rate currently at 97.35%. 36,946patients recovered during last 24 hours. India reports 40,134 new cases in last 24 hours. 9.36 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741368]. Click here for PDF.

August 1, 2021

2080. India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 47 Cr - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coveragecrossed the landmark of 47 Cr yesterday. Cumulatively, 47,02,98,596 vaccine doses have been administered through 55,71,565sessions, as per the provisional report till 8 am today. 60,15,842 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 10.15 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741200]. Click here for PDF.

2079. COVID-19 UPDATE - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

47.02 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 9.31 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1741188]. Click here for PDF.

 

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Subramanian, S. 2021. Pandemic-induced Poverty in India after the First Wave of COVID-19: An Elaboration of Two Earlier Estimates, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, August 19.

Shankar, G. and Kumari, R. 2020. The Migrant Economy During the Pandemic: An Exploratory Study in Baisi Block, Bihar, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, December 10.

 

Jacob, N. 2020. Sewage Testing as a Pandemic Monitoring Tool, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, September 10.

Chaturvedi, S. 2020. Pandemic Exposes Weaknesses in India’s Disaster Management Responses, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, September 3.

Mudliar, P. 2020. A Reality Check on India’s Search for Digital Utopia, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, August 28.

Ebenezer, R. 2020. Ensuring Zero Tolerance for all Forms of Forced Labour, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, July 14.

Ngullie, O. G. and Ansari, A. A. 2020. India’s Public Distribution System and the Pandemic – Revisiting Delhi’s Beneficiaries, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, June 26.

Vijay, G. and Gudavarthy, A. 2020. A Pandemic as a Political Reality Check, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, April 15.


 

External Links on COVID-19

Statement on the eighth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic
Source: World Health Organization. [https://www.who.int/news/item/15-07-2021-statement-on-the-eighth-meeting-of-the-international-health-regulations-(2005)-emergency-committee-regarding-the-coronavirus-disease-(covid-19)-pandemic].

Therapeutics and COVID-19: living guideline
Source: World Health Organization. [https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/WHO-2019-nCoV-therapeutics-2021.1].

Independent Oversight and Advisory Committee for the WHO Health Emergencies Programme
Source: World Health Organization. [https://apps.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/WHA74/A74_16-en.pdf].

Information related to COVID-19
Source: office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

Standard Operating Procedures SOPs: National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

ICMR Third National Sero-survey for SARS-CoV-2 infection
Source: Indian Council of Medical Research


Government of India PIB Press Briefing, 4th February 2021
Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Governement of India


COVID-19 VACCINE COMMUNICATION STRATEGY
Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Governement of India


Full Text: World Migration Report 2020
Source: International Organization for Migration, November 2019


World Bank Report: COVID-19 Crisis Through a Migration Lens
Source: The World Bank Group (April 2020)


WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the World Health Assembly
Source: World Health Organization, November 9, 2020.


Atmanirbhar Bharat Package 3.0
Source: Ministry of Finance, November 12, 2020


Press Information Bureau: Coronavirus
Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India


COVID-19 Updates
Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of India


JAMA Network: Coronavirus Disease 2019
Source: 2020 American Medical Association

 


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